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Chicago Bulls vs. Detroit Pistons - 1/13/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Chicago Bulls vs. Detroit Pistons - 1/13/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- January 14, 2018

After spending a long time out of action to recover from a knee injury, LaVine finally made his long-awaited debut for the Bulls Saturday night at home against the Detroit Pistons . 13, 2018, in Chicago. The 22 year-old averaged a career-high 18.9 points in 47 games with the Timberwolves in 2016-17. The Bulls were one of the surprise teams of the league for a little while there, but they've really cooled off lately and you could probably say the same thing about the Pistons. (more...)
Sam Bradford Activated Ahead of Vikings' Playoff Game vs. Saints Sam Bradford Activated Ahead of Vikings' Playoff Game vs. Saints
- January 14, 2018

For whatever it's worth, all the way back on September 11, Bradford threw for 346 yards and three touchdowns in a 29-19 home win over the Saints in Week 1. The team also have reinforcements in quarterbacks Teddy Bridgewater and Kyle Sloter. But if they wanted to use the quarterback who beat the Saints in Week 1 in their rematch with New Orleans, they'd be able to do so. (more...)
Man City face Anfield test as they chase down the invincibles Man City face Anfield test as they chase down the invincibles
- January 14, 2018

One of their biggest obstacles to doing so comes on Sunday, as they travel to Anfield to take on Liverpool . However, if you believe the Metro , then Pep has his eyes on Leicester City central defender Harry Maguire instead, while the Daily Mail reports the Premier League leaders are actually lining up a move for Real Sociedad defender Inigo Martinez , and the Sun says AC Milan's Leonardo Bonucci is who City are actually after. (more...)
Dominic Turgeon recalled from Grand Rapids in wake of injuries Dominic Turgeon recalled from Grand Rapids in wake of injuries
- January 14, 2018

ME bounced back to outscore Albany 56-36 in the second half, including an 18-0 run, and ended up outshooting Albany by a percentage point. Detroit was 1-for-7 on the power play. Pittsburgh's lead grew to 4-1 early in the third with another power-play tally. Aaron Calixte scored 16 points, Danny Evans 14 and Andrew Fleming 12 for ME while Ilija Stojiljkovic had 10 rebounds. (more...)
Manchester City rejects Arsenal's price on Alexis Sanchez Manchester City rejects Arsenal's price on Alexis Sanchez
- January 14, 2018

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has conceded Alexis Sanchez could leave this month as long as he can bring in a replacement as he prepares for life after the Chile worldwide. "If somebody speaks about one of my players to say they are interested or not interested, I wouldn't be very very happy". Guardiola said his focus was on maintaining City's fine form when they travel to Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday. (more...)
England wins toss, bowls in 1st ODI vs Australia England wins toss, bowls in 1st ODI vs Australia
- January 14, 2018

Though fortunes in the longest form have stuttered during Bayliss's tenure, despite 2015's Ashes success and a series victory in South Africa , the 55-year-old has rejuvenated England in limited-overs cricket. 0910 hrs IST: Nine overs bowled in the Australian innings. David Warner is gone early. He pitches one short and it is quick. Chris Woakes has been Mr Reliable. (more...)
Bookies bet on Federer to retain his Australian Open title Bookies bet on Federer to retain his Australian Open title
- January 14, 2018

Her sister Venus, who lost the all-Williams Australian Open final past year, has a tough opener against Belinda Bencic - who combined with Federer to win the Hopman Cup for Switzerland last week - and is also in the same quarter as U.S. Players will also be able to claim 50 percent of their prize money if they pull out before their first match, an incentive created to allow a replacement to play instead. (more...)
Unstoppable skier Mikaela Shiffrin wins fourth race in a row Unstoppable skier Mikaela Shiffrin wins fourth race in a row
- January 14, 2018

The American is the first female skier with three straight wins at the start of a year since Vreni Schneider of Switzerland achieved the feat in 1989. With a win and a second-place finish each, Shiffrin and Vlhova are now tied for the slalom points lead. "I don't know if a flawless run is even possible, but it was very close". (more...)
Manchester United Given Major Boost In Alexis Sanchez Pursuit Manchester United Given Major Boost In Alexis Sanchez Pursuit
- January 14, 2018

Manchester City are prepared to risk missing out on Alexis Sanchez - possibly to Manchester United - rather than pay Arsenal's £ 35m asking price. "I am focused on Liverpool versus City", Guardiola told reporters. They are offering Arsenal £40 million including Henrikh Mkhitaryan . Wenger's future has been the subject of intense scrutiny following a hard period that has seen Arsenal win just one game in their last six. (more...)
Ferrell, Bryant, Joseph, Fields all returning for Clemson defense Ferrell, Bryant, Joseph, Fields all returning for Clemson defense
- January 14, 2018

Bourret indicated that Swinney didn't provide information on junior defensive lineman Christian Wilkins , who is ranked the No. 9 player available for April's National Football League draft by ESPN draft analysts Mel Kiper Jr. Ferrell followed up a breakout postseason in 2016 with a dynamic 2017 season - leading the Tigers with 9.5 sacks, making him one of the most feared defensive ends in the country. (more...)
1B Gonzalez reportedly agrees to deal with Mets 1B Gonzalez reportedly agrees to deal with Mets
- January 14, 2018

Atlanta remains on the hook for virtually all of Gonzalez's guaranteed $21.5 million salary in 2018, with the Mets needing to pay only the minimum salary of $545,000. Gonzalez was traded from the Los Angeles Dodgers to the Atlanta Braves earlier this offseason, but was released by his new team shortly thereafter. (more...)
Tomic lashes out after AO qualifying failure Tomic lashes out after AO qualifying failure
- January 14, 2018

He rallied in the second set to force a decider but came up short, snapping his seven-year streak of playing in every major and leaving him at a career crossroads. With all other qualifying matches played indoors at Melbourne Park on Saturday - a move unprecedented at a Grand Slam event since Wimbledon back in 1997 - top seed Taylor Fritz found the midway change of conditions not to his liking, eliminated from the tournament by Frenchman Mathias Bourgue 7-6 (3) 0-6 6-4. (more...)
Bill Belichick Sarcastically Tosses, Tries To Catch Challenge Flag In Patriots' Win Bill Belichick Sarcastically Tosses, Tries To Catch Challenge Flag In Patriots' Win
- January 14, 2018

They're both better than any quarterback now on the roster of the Patriots' AFC East foes - the Bills, Jets or Dolphins. When the defense struggled earlier in the season, Brady offset that with perhaps his best three game stretch of the season against the New Orleans Saints, Houston Texans and Carolina Panthers in September and October. (more...)
Bruins beat Canadiens 4-3 after Danault hit by Chara shot Bruins beat Canadiens 4-3 after Danault hit by Chara shot
- January 14, 2018

The incident occurred with 1:37 remaining in the second period when Chara fired a 76.5 miles per hour shot from the blue line. He lay on the ice for several minutes before being lifted onto a stretcher and taken away for treatment. Marchand also scored in regulation, helping the Bruins improve to 9-0-3 in their last 12 games. Danault, 24, was selected in the first round of the 2011 National Hockey League draft by the Chicago Blackhawks and made his National Hockey League debut in 2014. (more...)
Homefield advantage pays off as the Eagles outlast Atlanta Homefield advantage pays off as the Eagles outlast Atlanta
- January 14, 2018

They took advantage of every miscue and gave Foles chances over and over, to either score or control the clock. Elliott kicked the Eagles into a 12-10 lead with 11 seconds left in the third quarter after successfully making a 37-yard field goal. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez would be 'major signing' for Manchester United - Andy Cole Alexis Sanchez would be 'major signing' for Manchester United - Andy Cole
- January 14, 2018

The game and (how to) play, that is my only concern. "If a player doesn't find a massive club, he will have to go [to the end], and even if you don't want to extend his contract, the players will want to go to the end of their contract. And on his war of words with Chelsea boss Antonio Conte who referred to him as "a little man" this week, he said: "When a person insults another, you can expect a response or you can expect silence". (more...)
Service ace: Djokovic back with rebuilt serve at Aussie Open Service ace: Djokovic back with rebuilt serve at Aussie Open
- January 14, 2018

No matter if I'm here, Wimbledon, US Open, it's the same for me. "I still know what I'm capable of, and I believe in my own abilities to win against the best players in the world", he said, rather optimistically. I did way more hours in one week than I've done the last few months, and against a way better level of intensity. The 23-year-old Austrian finished the 2017 season with a title on clay in Rio de Janeiro and a year-end fifth ranking. (more...)
Florida officer wrangles python Florida officer wrangles python
- January 14, 2018

Pembroke Pines Officer Joey Cabrera responded to the call near US 27 and Johnson Street in far western Pembroke Pines, Florida, Thursday night after an off-duty Customs & Border Patrol officer spotted the very big snake slithering just off the roadway. (more...)
Leicester City holds Chelsea at home goalless Leicester City holds Chelsea at home goalless
- January 14, 2018

After 14 matches in 46 days, the Blues are feeling the strain. Leicester continued to put pressure on a sleeping Chelsea defence as the first half progressed, with Vardy finding it easy to burst through the Blues backline and into a unsafe area. (more...)
It's Halftime: What's Happened so Far in Titans-Patriots It's Halftime: What's Happened so Far in Titans-Patriots
- January 14, 2018

The defending champs are 13-3 and coming off a bye week while the 9-7 Titans had to post a miraculous comeback from a 21-3 deficit in Kansas City to defeat the Chiefs 22-21. One issue hounding the Patriots is they have frequently gotten too wide and deep in the backfield when pass rushing , allowing quarterbacks to take off unchecked up the middle. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles beat Atlanta Falcons in first playoff appearance since 2013 Philadelphia Eagles beat Atlanta Falcons in first playoff appearance since 2013
- January 14, 2018

The Eagles and Falcons take the field at Lincoln Financial at 4:35 pm on Saturday. It motivates me. It motivates a lot of guys in here. Philadelphia beat Atlanta 24-15 last season in the only game the Falcons scored fewer than 20 points, and playoff teams coming off a bye are on a 15-5 streak. (more...)
West Virginia vs. Texas Tech College Basketball Predictions 1/13/18 West Virginia vs. Texas Tech College Basketball Predictions 1/13/18
- January 14, 2018

Texas Tech is having arguably its best season in program history. Red Raiders fans stormed the court after the win. Their leader is senior Kennan Evans, shooting 49% from the floor and averaging 17 points per game in 26 minutes so far this season. (more...)
Patriots RBs Rex Burkhead, Mike Gillislee out against Titans Patriots RBs Rex Burkhead, Mike Gillislee out against Titans
- January 14, 2018

Burkhead, who originally injured his knee during the Patriots' win over the Pittsburgh Steelers back on December 17, practiced in a limited capacity on Thursday and was hoping to play this weekend. He was able to practice in a limited fashion on Thursday for the first time since injuring his knee back in Week 16 against the Buffalo Bills . In the wake of all the recent injuries, Dion Lewis has stepped up as the workhorse of the Patriots backfield. (more...)
Pete Carroll wants Brian Schottenheimer as new Seahawks OC Pete Carroll wants Brian Schottenheimer as new Seahawks OC
- January 14, 2018

Louis (now Los Angeles) Rams (2012-14). After two seasons as the Colts quarterbacks coach, Schottenheimer has been named the Seahawks' offensive coordinator, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Brian Schottenheimer has the keys to another offense. Bevell was sacked, along with offensive line coach Tom Cable, after the Seahawks went 9-7 and missed the playoffs for the first time since 2011. (more...)
Coach Lue, players all see issues Cleveland Cavaliers must address
- January 14, 2018

Don't criticize LeBron James for caring. "Lance is just a little dirty, that's all". "We just want to build from this and keep going". "Two different styles that they play with". "Flipside to that argument though, when you get to the playoffs, when everybody's motivated and when you're fully healthy and you're maybe not using the bench as much, maybe the advantage goes back to Cleveland". (more...)